Tag: Internet

Internet Exchange Point (IXP)

IXP Diagram

Internet Exchange Points, in short IXPs or IX, is the most critical section of the Internet’s infrastructure. An Internet Exchange Point is a physical facility through which various Internet Service Providers (ISP), Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Point of Presence (PoP) meets, and exchange traffic, known as Peering. This saves a lot of money wasted on… Read More »

Is 100 Mbps Internet Enough for a Server Rack?

100 Mb/s

In the web hosting world having a faster internet connection is necessary. You shouldn’t be miser here because you’ll bottleneck everything here. For most of us, 100 Mb/s internet connection is fine, enough to host small blogs, websites, or any other non-internet intensive web project. But Gigabit internet is a commodity today, at least for… Read More »

Tier 2 Internet Service Providers in India

Internet

Tier 2 ISP (Internet Service Providers) plays an important role in distributing internet connectivity from submarine cables to land masses, they can sell their bandwidth to businesses, data centers, enterprises, offices, and even consumers. Since tier 2 ISP manages everything on the ground they handle all the telecommunication roles in a country. They often share… Read More »

Tier 1 Internet Service Providers in India

Network

Every country is connected with each other directly or indirectly with the help of submarine fiber optics cables to get access to the Internet. The main job of Tier 1 ISPs is to connect the 2 or more countries’ landmasses using fiber optics cable. In India, we are connected to the world internet from Chennai,… Read More »

How Do Landlocked Countries Get Access to the Internet?

Internet Connectivity in Landlocked Countries

As you all know we get access to the Internet via fiber optics submarine cables. So how do landlocked countries get access to the Internet as they cannot access the submarine cables that connect other countries? Practically such landlocked countries get it from the landlines of neighboring non-landlocked countries by sharing the same or by… Read More »